Extremely rare and of lovely style
Lot 276
CARIA. Antioch ad Maeandrum. Circa 168/150-133 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 16.15 g, 12 h), Diotrephes, magistrate 'for the third time'. Laureate head of Apollo to right with bow and quiver over his shoulder. Rev. ANTIOXEΩN - ΔIOTPΕΦΗΣ / TOTPITON Zebu bull standing left; all within maeander pattern border. BMC -. CNG 108 (2018), 232 (same obverse die). Gorny & Mosch 151 (2006), 190 = Lanz 125 (2005), 382. HN online -. Leschhorn, Lexicon of Greek Coin Inscriptions -. McClean -. SNG Copenhagen -. SNG Lockett -. SNG von Aulock -. Weber -. Winterthur -. Of the highest rarity, apparently the third known example. A charming piece of very attractive style. Very fine.
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Closing time: 09-Dec-18, 14:18:00 CEST
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